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Vancouver Community College has a variety of free student services available to assist you with personal and academic challenges.

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Reach out to:  

  • Advising Services Assistance with academic planning, course selection, assessment options and meeting educational requirements for your career training at VCC or other elsewhere. 
  • Arbiter of Student Issues Assistance with disputes or complaints arising at VCC and relative to VCC policies. The Arbiter is a neutral and impartial party with the ability to hear complaints, investigate and outline informal and formal dispute resolution mechanisms to resolve disputes.  
  • Counselling Services Assistance with career exploration; academic concerns; personal and relationship concerns; or crises.   
  • Disability Services Assists students with known or potential disabilities who are experiencing barriers to learning. Disability Services provides academic accommodations, accessible course materials, assistance with disability-related funding and other supports.  
  • Indigenous Education and Community Engagement Provides Indigenous students with culturally sensitive advising and education planning; assistance with funding and program applications; connection to community resources or Elder support. Both Broadway and Downtown VCC campuses have beautiful Indigenous Gathering Places featuring computers, resource textbooks, lounge, study and kitchen areas.
  • International Education Assists international studentwith questions about study permits, work permits, co-op permits, post-graduate permits, health care plans, etc.  
  • Learning Centre Provides free professoinal tutoring, academic coaching, workshops and learning resources to help students with course content and study strategies in academic writing, business, English as an additional language, health sciences, math and sciences.  

    • Make a tutoring appointment with a tutor on WCOnline. Tutoring is available in-person (face-to-face) at each campus and online for fall 2021. 
    • Make an academic coaching appointment to improve your learning strategies on WCOnline. Academic coaching is available at Broadway campus and online in fall 2021. 
    • Get online writing help through WriteAway for any English 12 and university level course with writing assignments. Submit your assignment. 
  • Library   Assists students in finding information, conducting research, writing references, and provides basic technology support.
  • Students Union of VCC Connects individuals with the student community and assists with access to services such as the student discount program, yoga classes, and student advocate. 
  • VCC Student Services  Find the latest information from Vancouver Community College about current status of services, programming and resources.